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DuPont Highway, The (Images of America) by William Francis,Michael C. Hahn PDF

By William Francis,Michael C. Hahn

ISBN-10: 0738568481

ISBN-13: 9780738568485

ISBN-10: 1531645046

ISBN-13: 9781531645045

the unique DuPont road, discovered on maps as course thirteen among Dover and Wilmington and as course 113 among Dover and the southern border with Maryland, used to be the nation's first divided street while its growth among Dover and Wilmington was once accomplished in 1934. It have been formally committed 10 years past because the Coleman DuPont street. Thomas Coleman du Pont, a descendant of E. I. du Pont and a two-time U.S. senator, had championed the line and paid approximately $4 million of his personal cash towards its of completion, even after turning the venture over to the newly created Delaware nation street division. whereas different philanthropists began faculties, libraries, parks, and hospitals, Coleman du Pont stated, "I will construct a monument 100 miles excessive and lay it at the ground." He used to be shut. The DuPont street measured 96.7 miles.

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